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Gunfire erupts at Mexican private school, injuries reported

  • A soldier and police stand guard outside at a private school in Monterrey, Mexico, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2016. A 15-year-old student opened fire with a gun at the school, hitting a teacher and two other students in the head before killing himself. (AP Photo/Emilio Vazquez)

    A soldier and police stand guard outside at a private school in Monterrey, Mexico, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2016. A 15-year-old student opened fire with a gun at the school, hitting a teacher and two other students in the head before killing himself. (AP Photo/Emilio Vazquez)  (The Associated Press)

  • A forensic investigator walks outside a private school in Monterrey, Mexico, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2016. A 15-year-old student opened fire with a gun at the school, hitting a teacher and two other students in the head before killing himself. (AP Photo/Emilio Vazquez)

    A forensic investigator walks outside a private school in Monterrey, Mexico, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2016. A 15-year-old student opened fire with a gun at the school, hitting a teacher and two other students in the head before killing himself. (AP Photo/Emilio Vazquez)  (The Associated Press)

State officials say a gunshots have been fired at a private secondary and grade school in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, with three injuries reported.

State security spokesman Aldo Fasci said Wednesday the three people were seriously injured. Fasci said a student fired a gun, wounding a teacher, another student and himself.